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Here’s a recap of the interesting points and miles news from the week:
Bonus American Miles For Shopping Through AAdvantage eShopping: Earn up to 1,500 bonus miles by shopping via the American AAdvantage shopping portal. No registration is required, and the spending requirements are:
- spend $150 in collective spending on the AAdvantage eShopping portal and earn a 500 mile bonus.
- spend $300 in collective spending on the AAdvantage eShopping portal and earn a 1,000 mile bonus.
- spend $450 in collective spending on the AAdvantage eShopping portal and earn a 1,500 mile bonus.
You must shop and spend by February 14, 2014.
Extra Days Free On Select Eurail Passes: Eurail is running their Early Bird Promotion, which offers non-Europeans free extra travel days when purchasing a Global Pass. The Global Pass is valid in 24 European countries and is available for purchase for different amounts of time, for example, there is a 15-day pass (bonus: plus 2 days free), a 21 -ay pass (bonus: plus 3 days free), or a one-month pass (bonus: plus 5 days free). You are free to travel within the participating countries as you would like for the time valid on your pass. You must purchase the pass by March 31, 2014, and it must be used within 6 months from date of purchase. This promotional offer applies to both first and second class Eurail Global Passes and are open to all travel categories: adults, child, and youth, including Saver Passes intended for groups of two to five people, which offer an additional 15% discount.
30% Off Loews Hotel Stays On Three Nights Or More: If you stay 3 nights or more at participating Loews hotels, you can get 30% off your total stay with their Third Night’s A Charm promotion. Not available at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort or Hard Rock Hotel in Orlando, and some properties may have blackout dates. This promotion is valid for stays until December 30, 2014.
Get Up To 2,500 Bonus Points If You Sign Up For Southwest Rapid Rewards: New members can earn a 2,500 point bonus when they sign up for Southwest Airlines frequent flyer mile program, Southwest Rapid Rewards. The first 2,000 points are simply for the sign up and will be credited to your Southwest account automatically after you enroll. Then if you sign up for email updates, you get another 500 bonus points. However, you have to get the emails for 3 months before you get the extra 500 points. Once the final 500 points are added to your account you can unsubscribe from the emails. These bonus points do not count towards a companion pass.
Get 100 Hyatt Gold Passport Points Free: In honor of the Chinese New Year – the Year of the Horse, Hyatt is giving away 100 free points for simply entering in your membership number. You have until February 15th to take advantage of this promotion. The terms and conditions state you must be a recipient of this offer to obtain the points, but it has worked for many people. The points should book to your account 4-6 weeks after you register.
Get 3,000 Bonus Aeroplan Miles on Rocketmiles Bookings: You can get 3,000 bonus Aeroplan miles booking hotels through Rocketmiles. It’s essential that you book at this link and by 11:59 PM CT on 6 April 2014 and travel by 31 December 2014. Limited to first-time customers and one stay per customer only.
Book Early And Save 50% On A Companion Fare for the Amtrak California Zephyr: When you purchase one regular adult fare on the California Zephyr between Grand Junction, CO and Emeryville, CA, you can receive half off a companion adult fare. The fares must be booked by February 28, 2014 and are valid for travel between May 1-31, 2014.
STA Travel Offers Adventure Month Sale For Students: If you book an STA Travel trip and pay a $200 deposit by February 28, 2014, you can save 10% off the total price of the trip. The offer is valid on Contiki operated tours/ trips 8 days or longer. Tour options range from Europe to Asia, South America, and the South Pacific. You must complete your travel between March 26-October 15, 2014. Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.
Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.